Man climbs Mount Snowdon in a thong: Video

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A man who lost a football bet has fulfilled his promise by climbing Mount Snowdon wearing nothing more than a thong.

Jon Jolley, from Wales, scaled Britain's third-highest mountain in a pair of skimpy Welsh dragon underpants in aid of Cancer Research UK after losing a £100 bet that Brazil would win the World Cup.

According to walesonline, took him and friend Leighton Cox, the designated cameraman, three-and-half hours to reach the summit of the North Wales mountain on Tuesday.

"I think I'm a man of my word," joked Jon, speaking from the top of the mountain.

"I usually make a bet and keep my mouth shut, but this time the likes of Neymar and David Luiz let me down big time.

"After sobbing uncontrollably for several hours, I realised I could turn this situation right around.

"By doing the climb for charity I turned this negative into a positive by becoming the first man to climb the mountain in a thong – I think."

The 29-year-old initially set himself a target of £150 to donate to Cancer Research UK as part of the challenge.

But when friends and family heard about his plight, Jon managed to treble his total and raise £450.

The Welsh mountains seem to be a draw for climbers who like to strip. Earlier this year, in freezing conditions, a completely naked Dan Arkle scaled Grib Goch near Snowdon.

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